Review and photographs by Kirsten Ferguson. See more of Kirsten’s photos from this show here.
A fireplace with fake red glowing embers, Persian rugs, vases of pink flowers and lit stained-glass art were all part of the stage set for Philadelphia indie-rockers Dr. Dog, who recreated a homey living room, of sorts, onstage at Northern Lights.
But if you looked close, there was even more kitsch than you’d find in your average ‘70s ranch: a rubber alligator atop the fireplace, a fuzzy stuffed-animal lion-head perched on a pole, and walls decorated with handwritten band posters, including one for recent Dr. Dog touring mates Purling Hiss.
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